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Absolute blast on the water

A wonderful , adventuresome and romantic boat ride around the harbor. real authentic Venetian... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert G
Fountain Hills
Great way to experience Oxnard on a gorgeous day

Had the pleasure of a wonderful gondola ride around the Seabridge neighborhood on a gorgeous day in... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
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Welcome to Gondola Paradiso. Glide though the romantic canals around Coral Island in the Channel Islands Harbor, where Venetian romance meets California sunshine. Experience the pleasant days and the romantic nights with friends and loved ones.
1601 S Victoria Ave, Oxnard, CA 93035-2168
+1 805-612-4475
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful , adventuresome and romantic boat ride around the harbor. real authentic Venetian gondola.. very mellow and easy .. we sang to the gondolier and he sang back to us. Do it.. you will love it..

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of a wonderful gondola ride around the Seabridge neighborhood on a gorgeous day in Oxnard. Relaxing, good solid boat. Gondolier/owner Mark is friendly and keeps the boat steady. A nice way to visit our hometown through a tourist’s perspective. Recommend inviting a...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

My husband and I found this on trip advisor and booked it weeks ahead of our trip to California. We were early and so was Mark. The boat was beautiful and the channels were calm. We took a bottle of wine and Mark provided a...More

Thank pdfry
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I booked a gondola ride for six people for anniversary and it was a fun and relaxing afternoon. It has a problem with parking so you should park in the Vons lot near where you meet. We enjoyed the area very much.

Thank ltgov
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mark took my wife and I on a great gondola sunset ride around the marina. He's incredibly knowledgable and a super nice guy! We had a great time and would recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing and romantic ride. Thanks Mark!

Thank fgeis22
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This was a surprise for Valentine's for my boyfriend, and what an awesome surprise it was for my him. I loved the chocolate strawberries that were provided for the Valentine's weekend ride. We enjoyed every moment. I would do this again even with a group...More

Thank MCL805
Reviewed 26 December 2016

My wife treated me, and two good friends, to a birthday boat ride. While the weather was cold and windy, the experience was excellent. The Operator supplied amply blankets and the ride was everything as promised. Highly recommend this new venture in the Oxnard Harbor.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We enjoyed our 7:00 gondola ride around the marina very much. Mark gives you lots of information when you asks questions. But he also gives you lots of quiet time if you want to whisper sweet nothings in each other's ears. That's why he doesn't...More

Thank stattad
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This experience was very odd. We went in a party of 5, with young children. The guide (is that what they are called?) did not offer much information but did respond to direct questions. It was not very interesting if you are hoping to gain...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We booked several days in advance and got to the dock before our 3:00 time to watch Mark wipe down the boat after having some rain. The boat was beautiful, he had it built in the style of gondolas from Venice. Four months old, his...More

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